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BLACK GLAM: Celebrity makeup artist DeeDee Kelly on beautifying Black Hollywood

Johnny Wright is back with a new episode of Black Glam where he will takes us inside the world of celebrity styling and shares...
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BLACK GLAM: Costume designer Brea Stinson reveals how she built her enviable empire

Black Glam is back with another installment and this time, celebrity stylist Johnny Wright sits down with costume designer to the stars, Brea Stinson to find to how she built her enviable empire. ...
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Black Glam: Entrepreneur and hair stylist to the stars Kim Kimble reveals what...

Stylist to the stars, Kim Kimble, sat down with theGrio’s style correspondent Johnny Wright for a good catch-up session.

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Looks like Love & Hip Hop stars Joseline Hernandez and Stevie J. have finally come to an amicable compromise in their nasty child custody battle.Fans of the volatile reality tv pair know that neither one is adverse to drama and theatrics...
With his characteristic bravado, Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson believed in "Power" so much that he predicted the series would become a massive hit to cast members even before the first episode aired five years ago.Since then, Jackson has joyfully...

Living

Nipsey Hussle’s Neighborhood Nip Foundation receives generous donation from Atlantic records

Nipsey's longtime friend and former business partner Karen Civil posted on Instagram that the record label was the first in line to make sure the marathon continues.
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Queer Eye star Karamo Brown deletes twitter and silences Instagram

After getting in a twitter back and forth on Thursday, Queer Eye star  Karamo Brown has deactivated his twitter and turned off the comments on his posts on Instagram.
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Reparations expert says it’s time to stop the tired narrative that Black people can’t manage money

Conversations about reparations aren't going away anytime soon, so with the help of Professor William Darity, theGrio looks at why we all need to get our 40 acres and a mule.
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In Tanzania, it just might get harder for married men who cheat

Men in Dar es Salaam who step out on their wives in the country may find it more difficult thanks to a database proposed by a public official

Sneak Peak: T.I. unveils artwork honoring Nipsey Hussle at Atlanta’s Trap Music Museum in time for slain rapper’s 34th birthday

Several pieces of art pay homage to one of rap music's most prolific fallen soldiers within the Nipsey Hussle tribute now on display at the Trap Music Museum and Escape Room in Atlanta.

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Patrick Chung at the Lenny Zakim Fund's 9th Annual Casino Night to raise money to support more than 60 grass roots organizations that enable and empower under-resourced people and communities to address social and economic injustice, on March 3, 2018 in Boston, MA. (Photo by Paul Marotta/Getty Images for The Lenny Zakim Fund) thegrio.com

New England Patriots’ player indicted on drug possession charges

New England Patriots safety Patrick Chung was indicted on cocaine possession charges reportedly stemming from...
Miami Dolphins wide receiver Kenny Stills kneels during the singing of the National Anthem before the start of an NFL football preseason game against the Jacksonville Jaguars, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019 in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee) thegrio.comvideo

NFL coach says he supports player protest movement ‘I’ve been stopped because I fit the description’

Miami Dolphins coach Brian Flores says he supports the NFL player protest movement and receiver...
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Former NFL No.1 draft pick arrested for allegedly breaking into ex-girlfriend’s home

A former NFL defensive end who played for the Houston Texans, Buffalo Bills and Miami...
Kawhi Leonard signs autographs during the 66th NBA All-Star Game at Smoothie King Center on February 19, 2017 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images) thegrio.com

LA Clippers star Kawhi Leonard gives away 1 million backpacks to kids in need

Kawhi Leonard wants kids in LA to know that he's got their backs.--Big Sean donates...
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Colin Kaepernick opens up about the police shooting of a Black man that propelled him into activism

 Colin Kaepernick’s allegiance to his activism runs deep as evidenced by his ‘Know Your Rights’...

Business

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Jay-Z rumored to acquire ‘significant ownership interest’ in NFL team as part of new deal

After Jay-Z recently announced a deal with the NFL encompassing entertainment and social justice, rumors are swirling that the rapper might become part-owner of an NFL franchise.
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Serena Williams invests in Black start-up that could save lives of expectant mothers

Last year, in her now widely cited op-ed for CNN, Serena Williams revealed to the world...
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Baltimore sisters get Walmart cheesecake deal from biz they started during government shutdown

Nikki Howard and Jaqi Wright made the best of their furlough time during the government shutdown earlier this year and now they've turned their cheesecakes into a booming business
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A Sad Day: Ebony to auction off its prized photo archives to pay creditors

Ebony’s photo archive that depicts the history of African American life is set to go on auction in July, is approval is received by the bankruptcy court.
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Sephora’s shutdown for diversity training is a temporary fix to bigger issue

This past week, Sephora closed down each of its 400+ stores for a day of diversity training. Could the training have been a useless shutdown?